GBI Investigates Child Death in Tattnall County

July 29, 2017

Reidsville, GA – On July 28, 2017, at approximately 7:55 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) responded to the scene of the death of a 3-year-old child in Tattnall County, GA at the request of Tattnall County Sheriff, Kyle Sapp.

Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 7:13 PM, the child’s mother contacted 911 and reported him missing from their residence, 1496 River Rd., Reidsville, GA. The Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office responded and located the child locked inside a vehicle at the residence.   Aid was rendered and EMS responded for medical treatment, but the child was pronounced dead on-scene. An autopsy will be performed at the GBI Crime Lab in Savannah.

The GBI is conducting the investigation to determine what occurred during the incident.


 Bill Bodrey - Special Agent in Charge | Statesboro | 912/871-1121